Drake vs Creighton

Creighton 65, Drake 53

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ST. LOUIS (AP) - Doug McDermott scored 23 points to become Creighton's all-time scoring leader and the top-seeded Bluejays defeated Drake 65-53 on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament.

In Saturday's semifinals, Creighton (25-7) will play No. 5 seed Indiana State, which defeated Evansville 51-50 on Friday.

Will Artino scored 14 points off the bench and Gregory Echenique had 11 points, 11 rebounds and six blocked shots for Creighton, which enjoyed a 44-26 rebounding edge. Grant Gibbs had eight of the Bluejays' 11 assists.

McDermott, a junior, now has 2,129 points - 13 more than Rodney Buford, who played for the Bluejays from 1995-99.

Richard Carter scored 14 points and Seth VanDeest scored 13 for the ninth-seeded Bulldogs (15-17). Jordan Clarke had 10 rebounds for Drake, which reached the quarterfinal by beating Bradley on Thursday night.

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Drake Bulldogs
B. Simons, F353-91-12318
J. Clarke, F252-102-210036
S. VanDeest, C316-131-270413
R. Carter, G346-121-114414
C. Hines, G312-80-01116
J. King151-40-00242
G. Ricks Jr.140-11-21001
J. Jeffers90-10-01010
M. Mason61-20-01013
Totals 21-606-826101953
 35%75% 
Creighton Bluejays
D. McDermott, F358-144-670223
G. Echenique, C244-63-4110011
G. Gibbs, G392-52-32816
A. Chatman, G342-62-25246
J. Manigat, G260-30-03130
A. Dingman170-30-02000
W. Artino145-74-560114
E. Wragge71-32-22025
A. Yates30-00-00010
T. Stormberg10-00-00000
Totals 22-4717-2244111465
 46.8%77.3% 
Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-131-532
Illinois St.17-128-733
So. Illinois9-917-16145
N. Iowa9-914-16162
Loyola-Chi.8-1018-14182
Missouri St.7-1117-16209
Bradley7-1113-20220
Evansville6-1216-17188
Indiana St.5-1311-20233
Drake5-137-24314

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova15-332-41
Butler12-625-915
Creighton10-825-1026
Seton Hall10-821-1244
Providence10-820-1356
Marquette10-819-1361
Xavier9-924-1437
St. Johns7-1114-19140
Georgetown5-1314-18107
DePaul2-169-23236